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Species Physocnemum brevilineum - Elm Bark Borer

Physocnemum brevilineum Weird Beetle - Physocnemum brevilineum Purple sheen, longhorn? - Physocnemum brevilineum Black Beetle - Physocnemum brevilineum Physocnemum sp. - Physocnemum brevilineum Physocnemum brevilineum (Say) - Physocnemum brevilineum Elm bark borer - Physocnemum brevilineum longhorned beetle - Physocnemum brevilineum
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Chrysomeloidea (Long-horned and Leaf Beetles)
Family Cerambycidae (Long-horned Beetles)
Subfamily Cerambycinae
Tribe Callidiini
Genus Physocnemum
Species brevilineum (Elm Bark Borer)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Physocnemum brevilineum (Say)
Orig. Comb: Callidium brevilineum Say 1823
3 spp. (all Nearctic)
7-20 mm (1)

Det. Guy A. Hanley, 2010
e. NA to c. TX (1)(2)(3)(BG data)
May-Jul (BG data)
bark of living elms ([i]Ulmus[/u], Ulmaceae) (1)
uncommon (4) (due to feeding on living trees?)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Northeastern Longhorned Beetles (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)
Douglas Yanega. 1996. Illinois Natural History Survey.
2.The Cerambycidae of north-central Texas.
Lingafelter, S.W. & N.V. Horner. 1993. Coleopterists Bulletin, 47(2): 159-191.
3.An Illustrated Inventory of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Lick Creek Park, College Station, Texas
Edward G. Riley. 2013. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.
4.Illustrated Key to the Longhorned Woodboring Beetles of the Eastern United States
Steven W. Lingafelter. 2008. Coleopterists Society.